Wendy Lai Blog 230615
Wendy Lai is from a family undeterred by adversity.
When her grandfather was taken away and executed during WW2,
her father Francis was raised solely by her grandmother who
made ends meet as a domestic servant. But he was...
Fiona Mackenzie 220615
Fiona Mackenzie has an impressive track record – currently
Head of Investments at NZ Superannuation Fund, she’s had
stints at Deloitte’s, Credit Suisse in New York, Morgan
Stanley in San Francisco and here she’s headed up markets
and strategy at the...
When the Matariki stars appear around the shortest day of
the year, Maori tradition says it predicts the harvest
season – the brighter the stars, the more successful the
crop. A long-running survey from Otago University may also
predict – in this case, the...
This week Global Women hosted the National Centre for
Lifecourse Research team at our Auckland diversity and
inclusion (D&I) MeetUp event, to share an inside view on our
diverse range of graduates here in New Zealand. This was a
first snapshot of a hugely...
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of our new
Chair, Sue Sheldon. Sue has been a board member since 2011
and is taking over the role of Chair from Dame Jenny
We are also delighted to announce the appointment of four
Written by Sue Sheldon, Chair Global Women, 29.05.15
A huge thank you to the 85 members who joined us at this
year’s annual retreat in Queenstown. It was an
action-packed and inspiring few days with plenty of time for
connecting and networking among peers.
At opening celebrations we enjoyed Pecha Kucha presentations
The Deloitte Top 200 finalists have been announced,
including the three finalists in the new category of
Diversity Leader Award.
The inaugural finalists are Genesis Energy, BNZ and
Vodafone. The judges of the awards are Dame Alison Paterson,
Fran O’Sullivan, Neil Paviour-Smith, Sandy Maier and...
Hardeep Kang recently returned from 6 months as Managing
Director of DFE Pharma India. She joins us for a guest blog
this week, reflecting on her experiences and the wider
impact of working with diversity.
Leading a business in India on a 6 month...
Last week we launched our re-designed website, featuring an
online Toolkit designed to gather together the immense
amount of resources, literature and tools available and
filter them to focus on the most valuable.
To further illustrate the New Zealand context, and highlight
the D&I journeys...
New category added to New Zealand’s premier business
A new category has been introduced today for the 2014
Deloitte Top 200 Awards. The new Diversity Leader Award
recognises organisations for their policies, programmes and
values to enable greater diversity across their business.
“Together with our...